Fangio on the Texans: “They make their runs and play-action passes look exactly the same.”

SANTA CLARA — Vic Fangio spoke in the media tent Thursday afternoon. Here’s a transcript courtesy of the 49ers.   When you look at the Texans, what sort of jumps out at you about the challenge that they present to you guys? “Well, balance number one. These guys are committed to running the ball and they have a play-action passing game that works directly in conjunction with their running game….

October 3, 2013

Kubiak says the Texans must stay in their pass rush lanes and keep Kaepernick in the pocket

Gary Kubiak spoke on a conference call with Bay Area reporters Wednesday morning. Here is a transcript. Q: Can you talk about the challenge that faces your staff and your team after such a disappointing loss on Sunday? KUBIAK: Yeah, that makes it tough. When you go out and play pretty darn well and you don’t finish the product at the end of the day, that’s pretty hard to swallow….

October 2, 2013

Cosell breaks down the best WRs in the draft

Greg Cosell broke down the draft’s top wide receivers Friday on Yahoo’s Shutdown Corner Podcast. Here is Cosell’s breakdown. On Tennessee’s Cordarrelle Patteson COSELL: I think Patterson will be drafted solely because of his size and because of his dynamic movement. I don’t think he’s anywhere close to being a quality receiver in terms of the subtleties of how to run routes. In fact, he’s much quicker and more dynamic…

March 21, 2013

NFL combine results: Deep threat wide receivers

As we know, the 49ers are searching for a deep-threat No.2 receiver to complement Michael Crabtree. That No.2 receiver may or may not be on the roster already. If he is not, he may be at the Scouting Combine right now. So here’s a selected list of the wide receivers’ combine results, sorted by fasted 40-yard-dash time. To see the complete combine results, click here. Tavon Austin: 5-9, 174, 4.34…

February 24, 2013